Held from May 20 – 21, 2022 at Eden Hotel & Spa in Cannes, France, the fourth annual French Riviera FilmFestival, celebrating short film and short-form content from around the globe, has unveiled the award-winning shorts of the 2022 competition. The announcement was made today by festival co-founders Gotham Chandna and Nicole Goesseringer Muj.
The 2022 Winners are:
Director: Mykola Zaseev (Ukraine)
The Sea Calls For Me
Director: Tumpal Tampubolon (Indonesia)
Millicent & Me and The Apple Tree
Director: John Beaton Hill (USA)
Director: Daniel Lir, Jim Sampas (USA)
Director: Jeff Le Bars, Jérémie Balais (USA)
SCI-FI/HORROR & AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD
Director: Juan Garrafa (Mexico)
“The viewers have spoken. We’re delighted to announce that the Best Sci-Fi/Horror short by Mexican director Juan Garrafa, who joined us in Cannes, has received the 2022 Audience Choice Award,” comments Goesseringer Muj.
Eat A Swede
Director: Daniel Hallberg (Sweden)
The Movement – Francesca Marchisio
Director: Inês von Bonhorst, Yuri Pirondi (Italy)
Director: Sue Vicory (USA)
Director: Patricia Zhou (United Kingdom)
Director: Teo Marinakis (USA)
First launched in 2019, FRFF recognizes and celebrates short-form content created for film, television, web and all digital platforms. Scheduled during the time period of the Festival de Cannes, FRFF invites filmmakers from around the globe to participate in the two-day event that includes screenings, Global Entertainment Showcase, VIP receptions, and closing gala awards ceremony.
In attendance at the opening and closing receptions were Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Eileen Tasca, Kim Magnusson, Vincent De Paul, Gilles Marini, Eugenia Kuzmina, Cansel Elçin, Arianna Veronesi, Anna Fishbeyn, Eva Lanska, Wendy Morgan, Erika Stasiuleviciute, FRFF founder Nicole Goesseringer Muj, FRFF finalists and winners, and many others.
Official 2022 FRFF Festival Trailer: https://youtu.be/_noscMLrAmU
Event partners include Eden Hotel and Spa, Beverly Hills Hotel, Bel-Air Fine Art, Chateau de Berne, The Good Gin, Cardinal du Four, DiFiore New York, Indie Entertainment Media, SPARQ, Maggie Media, and filmfestivals.com. Gift bag partners include Byroe, Laritzy, Lipsmart, Mesolyft, Pour Moi, and The Fragrance Group.
Photos by Erick Seban-Meyer.
Featured Image: Nicole Goesseringer Muj, Juan Garrafa, Eduardo Cuervo Mora (N.O.R.A.)